Homeschool History Days: Love Letter

February 9, 2022

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]

Profs & Pints DC: Spies Everywhere! (Matinee)

November 21, 2021

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Spies Everywhere!” a look at Washington D.C.’s World War I spy panic, with Mark Benbow, associate professor of history at Marymount University. [Under current District […]

Tour the Historic City Tavern

November 19, 2021

If you love Federal Period Architecture, Decorative Arts, and learning about the history of Georgetown, this tour is for you! Docents from the City Tavern Preservation Foundation will lead you […]

Tudor Nights: Cocoa, Colonialism and the Chocolate Pots of Tudor Place

October 21, 2021

Mesoamericans consumed chocolate for thousands of years before the Spanish brought it to Europe, where it gained wide popularity. Come and learn how Mesoamerican chocolate consumption practices influenced the way […]

Homeschool History Days: Art at Dumbarton

October 20, 2021

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]

Free Landmark Lecture: Oak Hill Cemetery

October 19, 2021

Oak Hill Cemetery, a 19th-century garden park cemetery founded by William W. Corcoran in 1849, rests on 22 acres of land in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC. Its grounds […]

Tapas with Teachers

September 28, 2021

Calling all teachers in the DMV area! Visit President Lincoln’s Cottage to learn about field trip opportunities and classroom resources from Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Ford’s Theatre, President […]

Homeschool History Days: School and Fun

September 22, 2021

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]

Tudor Nights: Sanitary Solutions – Hygiene in the Peter Household

September 9, 2021

Discover how ideas about personal hygiene have evolved through records and artifacts left behind by the Peter family during their 200-year ownership of Tudor Place. Join Tudor Place’s new curator, […]

Exterior Tour of Dumbarton House

August 29, 2021

Come learn about how Dumbarton House and its surrounding landscape have changed over the past two-hundred years since its construction in 1799. Explore the site and imagine what it might […]